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Previously unknown ebola-fighting antibodies identified in outbreak survivor’s blood.

In recent years, Ebola outbreaks have increased in frequency, duration, and geographical spread, underscoring the need for pre- and post-exposure treatments.  Antibodies targeting the Ebola virus surface glycoprotein, the viral structure that fuses with host cells, are implicated in protection against lethal disease.  However, the characteristics of the human antibody response to Ebola virus surface glycoprotein remain poorly understood.  Now, a study

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